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The new method—cardiac functional MRI (cfMRI)—measures how the heart utilizes oxygen for both healthy patients and those with a form of heart disease.

“Despite the common discovery of the (incidental lung nodule) ILN, assessment of radiology reports for lung nodule incidence and guideline concordance of recommendations is understudied,” wrote authors of research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

Recent research has found studies with better diagnostic test accuracy get published quicker, but does that correlation apply to abstracts presented at the RSNA Annual Meeting?

Deep learning designed to read single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) can improve the diagnosis of coronary artery disease—a killer of more than 370,000 people in the U.S. annually.

Wide-angle, two-view digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) offers greater accuracy in breast cancer diagnosis than full-field digital mammography (FFDM), according to a study running in the June edition of the American Journal of Roentgenology.

 

“The College firmly believes that a solution built upon proven concepts of existing statutes in the states, such as New York, appropriately balances the interests of stakeholders while leaving patients out of the middle,” according to a statement from the ACR.

“To our knowledge, this is the first study analyzing the influence of reading volume on reading performance in a screening program that uses independent double reading of digital mammograms with consensus,” wrote authors of a new study published in Radiology.

The report, put out by the Journal of the American College of Radiology, is a companion roadmap to part one which was published April 16 in Radiology.

A team of researchers used MR spectroscopy to analyze the impact of traffic-related air pollution on childhood neurological development. Their results were published in Environmental Research.

If the non-expansion states had seen the same increases in CRC screening, another 355,184 people would have been screened, according to authors of a recent study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.

The European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) has published a clinical guidance statement regarding the use of intra-coronary imaging (IC), sharing the document during its EuroPCR Annual Meeting, May 21-24 in Paris.

The American College of Radiology Council also elected its new vice president during the ACR 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.